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  • High-tech for Fido's heart A wireless, AI-enabled veterinary stethoscope boldly goes where … (you know the rest). read more Published: March 2, 2018
  • General veterinary practices: Don't be daunted by the down dog Down dogs often don't need a bunch of bells, whistles and credentials to recover. They may just need time and a team effort. read more Published: February 22, 2018
  • Image quiz: What’s causing this puppy’s strange gait? Are you an X-ray expert? Test your skills with this case of an unsteady standard poodle pup. read more Published: March 6, 2018
  • Falling in love with veterinary medicine again through loss I was devastated after the passing of two of my classmates and best friends, but I found a way to pull myself together and love this profession again. read more Published: March 5, 2018
  • Animals Ready To Shamrock For St. Patty’s Day (GALLERY) (CATS AND DOGS/CUTE ANIMAL PICTURES) Who needs a pot of gold when you have this much cuteness? Check out these photos of animals who are ready to shamrock this St. Patrick's Day! — Global Animal [Get the full story by clicking the headline link to GlobalA...  more Published: March 17, 2018
  • Blood transfusion requirement and factors associated with transfusion following liver lobectomy Liver lobectomies are performed in dogs to treat hepatic neoplasia, trauma, or torsion. Primary liver tumors constitute only 0.6% to 1.3% of neoplasms in dogs, with hepatocellular carcinoma representing the most common type, although bile duct carcinoma, ...  more
  • Pet Safety A Concern After Fatal United Airlines Flights (PET SAFETY/ANIMAL TRAVEL) After a series of incidents involving animal deaths on United Airlines flights, two senators, John Kennedy of Louisiana, and Catherine Cortez Masto of Nevada, have introduced the Welfare of Our Furry Friends Act (or the... [Get ...  more Published: March 19, 2018
  • Guy Raps About Giving His Cat A Bath (CATS/CUTE ANIMAL VIDEOS) This guy is so obsessed with his cat, he even raps love songs to him in the bathtub. Special thanks to "I Am Mo Show" for this awesome video! -- Global Animal [Get the full story by clicking the headline link to] Published: March 17, 2018
  • On the fence about embracing the AAFP's Cat Friendly Practice Program? On the fence about whether to embrace the AAFP's Cat Friendly Practice Program for your veterinary practice? These survey results may change your "May we?" to "Mais oui!" read more Published: February 16, 2018
  • Corgi Mermaid Is The Real Queen Of The Sea (DOGS/FUNNY ANIMAL VIDEOS) Move over, Ariel! Introducing Haiku from Thailand! This Corgi wearing a mermaid tail is the real queen of the sea. -- Global Animal [Get the full story by clicking the headline link to] Published: March 19, 2018
  • Veterinarians might be liable if vouching for traveling support animals United Airlines' new policy ambiguous about responsibility for disturbances Published: February 27, 2018
  • Acute-phase proteins and iron status in cats with chronic kidney disease Chronic kidney disease (CKD) affects approximately 15 to 30% of geriatric cats. The role of inflammation in this disease is not well characterized. In human patients, chronic inflammation and oxidative stress play key roles in the development and progress...  more
  • Veterinary profession mulls implementing USP 800 Compliance deadline for new hazardous drug safety standards is Dec. 1, 2019 Published: February 26, 2018
  • Are you allergic to your veterinary job? It seems unfair, but the patients that you care for may be making you sick. Find out what you can do if you are suffering from allergies to animal dander. read more Published: February 23, 2018
  • Meat-Free Monday: Thin Mint Cookies (MEATLESS MONDAYS/VEGAN RECIPES) Did you know there are five varieties of Girl Scout cookies that are vegan? This includes everyone's all-time favorite, Thin Mints! These mint chocolate cookies are a classic that need no introduction. But with Girl... [Ge...  more Published: March 19, 2018
  • How revised tax code treats veterinary practices VIN's general counsel demystifies new rules on pass-through deductions Published: March 13, 2018
  • The feline facets of Cushing's disease Unregulated diabetic? Fragile skin? Recurrent UTIs? Your feline veterinary patient might have Cushing's! Dr. David Bruyette shares everything you need to know about diagnosis and management of cushingoid cats. read more Published: March 6, 2018
  • The Importance of Positivity in Practice and Our Lives Dear Colleagues,
  • Owner adherence to flea and tick prevention recommendations Adherence to a prescribed therapeutic regimen is a critical factor for achieving medication effectiveness and therefore treatment success. In the case of companion animal ectoparasite control, suboptimal owner adherence to medication recommendations is th...  more
  • Ultrasonographic and CT evaluation of gastrointestinal obstruction in dogs Gastrointestinal (GI) obstruction is one of the primary differential diagnoses for vomiting dogs. Plain radiography is a readily available screening test for the presence of mechanical obstruction. Radiographic features suggestive of mechanical obstructio...  more
  • Clearing up misconceptions about regenerative medicine Veterinary orthopedic specialist Dr. David Dycus gives the lowdown on this emerging modality. read more Published: March 6, 2018
  • Travel health certificates for small animals in flux States increasingly reject most common form due to fraud concerns Published: March 19, 2018
  • Whole-blood taurine concentrations in cats with intestinal disease Taurine is an essential amino acid in cats, because they lack the metabolic pathways to synthesize it from the precursors methionine and cysteine. In addition, cats conjugate bile acids solely with taurine, and these conjugated bile acids are absorbed fro...  more
  • Nara, Japan: The Land Of Deer (WILDLIFE/CUTE ANIMAL VIDEOS) In Nara, Japan, deer roam the streets freely, happily, and protected from harm. In fact, there are about 1,200 wild sika deer that have free range of Nara Park and the city. Why? Deer have been considered sacred in Nara... [G...  more Published: March 20, 2018
  • Golden Retrievers Offer The Best Customer Service (DOGS/CUTE ANIMAL VIDEOS) Nothing says 'customer service' quite like these two Golden Retrievers.-- Global Animal [Get the full story by clicking the headline link to] Published: March 18, 2018
  • A pernicious triad: Arthritis, obesity and chronic pain Each of these health problems causes harm in its own way, and it's not unusual for patients to present with all three. Early detection and intervention and a multimodal management strategy are keys to taming this tangled trio and improving a patient’s qua...  more Published: February 15, 2018
  • Meet The U.K.’s First Polar Bear Born In 25 Years (WILDLIFE CONSERVATION/BABY ANIMALS) SCOTLAND -- Zoologists are thrilled over the first polar bear cub to be born in the UK in 25 years. Born just before Christmas at the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland’s Highland Wildlife Park, the cub did not... [G...  more Published: March 18, 2018
  • The weight of euthanasia baggage Dr. Dave Nicol wonders if veterinarians' unique proximity to death is related to the profession's disproportionate suicide rate. read more Published: February 21, 2018
  • Brachycephaly – is it bad? Mammals often must dissipate excess metabolic heat to maintain the desired body temperature, typically by use of conduction and evaporation to transfer heat to the surrounding environment. Some mammals, such as humans, horses, sheep, and goats, rely on ev...  more
  • Peddler of illegal veterinary drugs sentenced to prison Sean Gerson to forfeit $2.5 million in assets and pay $200,000 fine Published: March 7, 2018
  • PetSmart looks beyond Banfield for veterinary-clinic operators Retailer lists 188 vacant clinic spaces available Published: March 8, 2018
  • CSF levels of phosphorylated neurofilament heavy as a diagnostic marker of canine degenerative myelopathy Canine degenerative myelopathy (DM) is a late-onset progressive neurodegenerative disease affecting many pure and mixed-breed dogs. The clinical spectrum of DM is homogeneous within and across breeds. Four stages of disease progression have been defined. ...  more

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